The table below looks at the statistics for Release Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Release Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Release Management
Rank 57 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.07% - 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% - 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 - £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Release Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
453 533 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.46% 83.81% 79.56%
Number of salaries quoted 375 482 417
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Release Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Release Management Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Release Management
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management across the Merseyside region.

Release Management Salary Trend in Merseyside

Release Management
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Release Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Release Management Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Release Management
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 £33,750 -
Release Management
North West

Release Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management.

1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Remedy
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 2 (18.18%) PrintSoft PReS
6 2 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (18.18%) Spring
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) FMCG
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Middleware
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Mainframe

Release Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Release Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Release Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Testing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) FMCG
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) MVS
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) EAI
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe